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Princeton Events, Entertainment, Things To Do, Activities, Attractions

As the hub of entertainment and events in the Central New Jersey Area, Princeton provides an enormous opportunity for those residents and visitors looking for arts organizations, movies, culture, music, lodging, restaurants, and tickets to shows and local attractions. With the McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts – the region's leading performing arts center - in our backyard, the music never stops and the curtain is always going up!

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Kelsey Theatre


609-570-3333

The Kelsey Theatre is proud to be home to a talented student company, modern dance ensemble, symphonic band, and 12 different resident theater community and semi-professional theater companies. Theater lovers can revisit their favorite musicals and dramas, and enjoy some newer Broadway gems, while younger audiences will have an opportunity to see the greats for the very first time.

Of course, Gift Certificates to The Kelsey Theatre make a perfect gift allowing the recipient to make lasting memories seeing upcoming plays like Noises Off, Zorro, the Musical, Love Letters, and Peter & the Starcatcher, Or Kids Classics like Rapunzel, Jack & The Beanstalk, and The Magic School Bus. 609-570-3333 or www.kelseytheatre.net

Hopewell Theater


609-466-2766

Hopewell Theater is equal parts indie arts venue and meeting place – a place where patrons can meet friends, and get inspired by an eclectic mix of entertainment by emerging and established talent in a setting that is welcoming, casual, intimate, and fun. At our 180 seat theater we feature independent films, live music, comedy and performances. With flexible seating options, from intimate banquette table seating to traditional fixed theater seats, as well as a balcony overlooking the stage, HT is a place where everyone can feel comfortable.

MarketFair


609-452-7777

MarketFair has a little something for everyone! We feature the finest collection of home furnishing stores such as West Elm, BoConcept, William Sonoma and Pottery Barn. The hottest brands in fashion apparel like Anthropologie, Free People, Francesca’s, GAP and White House|Black Market. Services such as Lash Lounge, Waxing the City and Lenscrafters. Whether you want to dine in or dine and go we have delicious options for you like Season’s 52, PF Changs, Qdoba, Bobby’s Burger Palace, Corner Bakery, Bahama Breeze and Yogorino. So come see a flick at AMC, read a book at Barnes and Noble or meet a friend for coffee at Starbucks, Marketfair has all your shopping needs. Visit marketfairmall.com for event listings and sales.

Princeton Summer Theater


732-997-0205

For over 50 years, PST has been a fixture of the New Jersey theater community, providing patrons with high quality summer entertainment and artistry from some of the bright stars of tomorrow. We look forward to continuing in PST’s proud tradition of bringing excellent theater to our community as “New Jersey’s Best Small Theater.”

This season will dive into love in all its forms. From the intoxicating rush of romantic infatuation to the complicated bonds that tie families together, PST's 2019 Season asks what it means to love others in a world turned upside-down. So subscribe today and join us for this thrilling, thought-provoking summer of love!

New Jersey State Museum


609-292-6464

Soar through the skies in the Museum's spacious Planetarium, featuring precision projection of more than 6000 stars. The largest planetarium in New Jersey, it seats 150 visitors in specially-designed reclining seats that transport an audience to any astronomical destination. Now featuring state-of-the-art Full DomeVideo, visitors will feel the sensation of zooming through the Solar System and beyond. This cutting-edge digital technology immerses audiences within images covering the entire 360 degree inner dome. The Planetarium offers something for everyone; with both traditional sky and laser programs, it is the only planetarium of its kind in New Jersey.

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